As if the rising cases of COVID was not enough, here comes another disturbing news for the Tollywood fraternity
Senior co-director Satyam passed away due to ill health. While there is no confirmed information from Satyam's relatives, it's rumoured that Satyam succumbed to coronavirus-induced complications.
The news of Satyam's demise has plunged the entire film industry into grief. Several Tollywood personalities have been pouring in their condolences.
Tollywood actress Pooja Hegde, condoled his demise and tweeted that she had worked with Satyam in Jr NTR's 'Aravindha Sametha', Bellamkonda Srinivas' 'Sakshyam' and Allu Arjun's 'Ala Vaikuntapurramuloo'. "Sending his family loads of love and light in these tough times,” she posted.
Sad to hear about the passing of one of my Co directors Satyam Garu, worked with him in 3 films Aravindha, Sakshyam and Ala Vaikunta. Sending his family loads of love and light in these tough times 😞🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/gCOse1rXAg— Pooja Hegde (@hegdepooja) April 17, 2021
Can’t believe it... Satyam garu..😔🙏Always smiling, always kind throughout our Ala V journey..— Sushanth A (@iamSushanthA) April 17, 2021
Strength to the family 🙏 https://t.co/DOEg3XXvjJ
Music Director S Thaman too expressed his shock over Satyam’s demise. “Shell Shocked to Hear This ... #Sathyamgaaru A Very fine Gentleman A Great Human. He is a Man of Trust & loyalty Very Aggressive Person on the Sets follows up with Artists and the Technical team on Time. Sir We Really Miss u Sir. Strength to the family May his soul rest in Peace #Rip,” Thaman tweeted.
Shell Shocked to Hear This ... #Sathyamgaaru A Very fine Gentleman A Great Human. He is a Man of Trust & loyalty Very Aggressive Person on the Sets follows up Artists and Technical team on Time 🥺 Sir We Really Miss u Sir .— thaman S (@MusicThaman) April 17, 2021
Strength to the family May his soul rest in Peace #Rip pic.twitter.com/flbsmZNEZp
Satyam had worked with star directors like Rajamouli and Trivikram as well as Krishna Vamsi. Satyam worked as the Chief Co-Director for ‘Sai’ and later as the Co-Director for ‘Sri Ramadasu’, ‘Chandamama’.